Epicardial adipose tissue is associated with extent of pneumonia and adverse outcomes in patients with COVID-19

Metabolism

24 Novembre Nov 2020 one month ago
  • Mancini E, Agalbato C, Pontone G

We sought to examine the association of epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) quantified on chest computed tomography (CT) with the extent of pneumonia and adverse outcomes in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Reference

Grodecki K, Lin A, Razipour A, Cadet S, McElhinney PA, Chan C, Pressman BD, Julien P, Maurovich-Horvat P, Gaibazzi N, Thakur U, Mancini E, Agalbato C, Menè R, Parati G, Cernigliaro F, Nerlekar N, Torlasco C, Pontone G, Slomka PJ, Dey D. Epicardial adipose tissue is associated with extent of pneumonia and adverse outcomes in patients with COVID-19. Metabolism 2020 Nov 19;154436. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2020.154436

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